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  • Photovoltaic Systems and the National Electric Code

    By Bill Brooks, Sean White

    Used throughout the United States, the National Electric Code (NEC) is the world’s most detailed set of electrical codes, with extensive guidelines pertaining to photovoltaic (PV) systems. Photovoltaic Systems and the National Electric Code presents a straightforward explanation of the NEC in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Architectural Science and the Sun

    The poetics and pragmatics of solar design

    By Matt Fajkus, Dason Whitsett

    Architectural Science and the Sun synthesizes physics, climate, program, and perception to provide a foundation in the principles of architectural science related to the sun: solar geometry, solar analysis and design techniques, passive design principles and daylighting. Part analytical handbook,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Solar Energy (1979)

    The Awakening Science

    By Daniel Behrman

    Originally published in 1979, Solar Energy provides a tour of the world of solar energy and asks two key questions: is solar energy the key to the future of our energy needs, and what are the facts and potential of this source of renewable power. The book examines solar energy from the past, to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-25 
    Routledge

  • Solar Energy Pocket Reference

    2nd Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This handy pocket reference provides a wealth of practical information relating to solar energy and solar energy technologies. Topics covered include solar radiation and its detailed measurement, the emissivity and absorption properties of materials, solar thermal energy collection and storage,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Energy Pocket Reference

  • Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference

    2nd Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This handy pocket reference contains a wealth of information on a range of topics including the principles of passive solar building and passive house, a ten-step design and build strategy, calculating solar irradiance, factors affecting the choice of building materials, passive heating and cooling…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge
    Energy Pocket Reference

  • Planning and Installing Solar Thermal Systems

    A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers, 3rd Edition

    By Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie (DGS)

    New Edition of the Bestselling Installation Guide  Solar thermal systems available today offer efficiency and reliability. They can be applied in different conditions to meet space- and water-heating requirements in the residential, commercial and industrial building sectors. The…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01
    Routledge
    Planning and Installing

  • Battery Energy Storage Systems with Grid-connected Solar Photovoltaics

    A Technical Guide (BR 514)

    By Martin Cotterell, Chris Coonick, Steve Pester, Jonny Williams

    This guide covers battery energy storage systems for domestic or small commercial grid-connected solar photovoltaics (PV). It is intended for two audiences:-Customers. Information is provided to enable the benefits of energy storage systems to be assessed. The pros and cons of different system…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05
    IHS BRE Press

  • Energy Modeling in Architectural Design

    By Timothy L. Hemsath, Kaveh Alagheh Bandhosseini

    Energy Modeling in Architectural Design demonstrates how design elements can lead to energy savings, to help you reduce the energy footprint of your buildings. In addition to identifying climate opportunities, you’ll also learn fundamental passive design elements for software-agnostic energy…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18
    Routledge

  • Energy Policy in China

    By Chi-Jen Yang

    Energy policy has always been an important part of China’s national policy agenda. Although the overall Chinese economy has become largely market-driven, its energy sectors are still subject to varying degrees of government control. Authoritarian governance allows China to move very quickly in some…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions

    The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy

    By David Toke

    China, a still developing economy comprising a fifth of the world’s population, will play a key role in the global movement towards reducing carbon emissions. The aims of the Paris Agreement may stand or fall with China, both for its own contribution and the example it will set the developing world…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • Solar Farms

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to Design and Construction of Utility-scale Photovoltaic Systems

    By Susan Neill, Geoff Stapleton, Christopher Martell

    The market and policy impetus to install increasingly utility-scale solar systems, or solar farms (sometimes known as solar parks or ranches), has seen products and applications develop ahead of the collective industry knowledge and experience. Recently however, the market has matured and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Expert

  • Sustainable Energy for All

    Innovation, technology and pro-poor green transformations

    By David Ockwell, Rob Byrne

    Despite decades of effort and billions of dollars spent, two thirds of people in sub-Saharan Africa still lack access to electricity, a vital pre-cursor to economic development and poverty reduction. Ambitious international policy commitments seek to address this, but scholarship has failed to keep…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

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